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FSCC Nursing Career and Education Fair Nov. 5


FSCC Nursing Department would like for you to please join us on Monday, November 5th from 1 pm to 4 pm for a Nurse Career and Education Fair, to be held at the Ellis Fine Arts Center, 2108 South Horton in Fort Scott.  This event is open to the public as well as nursing, pre-nursing, and allied health students.  There will be door prize drawings for students held throughout the event.

Nurse Career Fair

After graduation, do you want to further your education?  There will be over six different university representation present to answer all your academic questions including MidAmerica Nazarene University, The University of Kansas, Pittsburg State University, Ottawa University, Washburn University, and Rasmussen College.

Ready to join the medical work-force?  Numerous medical organizations will be present to visit with you about your future career in health care some of these include Medicalodge of Fort Scott, University of Kansas Medical Center, Osawatomie State Hospital, Mercy Hospital of Joplin, Girard Medical Center, Via Christi Pittsburg, Freeman Health Center, Via Christi Village, Care-4-U, Craig Home Care, Heartland Behavioral Health, Presbyterian Village, and Olathe Health.

Not quite sure where to start, but you know you are meant for the health care field?  Please take this opportunity to discuss your options with one of our Fort Scott Community College Nursing Program representatives.  They are more than willing to assist you while you take the first steps into the medical field.

Huge thank you to our donors, Common Ground Coffee, Papa Dons, Kenny Felt Photography, Ruddicks Furniture, Littman Stethoscopes, Care-4-U, Sunshine Boutique, Aerocare, J&W Sports Shop, Courtland Salon & Day Spa, Root Coffee House and more!

For any questions, please contact the Fort Scott Community College Nursing Department at 620.768.2908.

KANSASWORKS App Available Today


TOPEKA – To better assist job seekers with finding great employment in Kansas, the Kansas Department of Commerce and KANSASWORKS are pleased to introduce the new KANSASWORKS app, available today on both Apple and Android devices.

This free app was designed to make it easier for Kansans to find work in the state. Once installed, the app will be able to find jobs through keyword and title searches or by zip code.

“Our agency is working hard to bring new business to the state and help companies that already call Kansas home to grow and become great successes,” said Robert North, Interim Secretary of the Kansas Department of Commerce. “To grow a business anywhere, you need a pipeline of qualified employees to fill open positions. If we can make finding and hiring great workers easier, and at the same time help Kansans find rewarding employment, then this app will be a be a huge benefit to the state.”

Features of the app include:

  •   Simple job search in Kansas
  •   Search by job title, location and radius you’re willing to commute
  •   View jobs that suite your goals
  •   Connect with employers via, save jobs and share with friends
  •   Bookmark your favorite jobs for follow up
  •   Find a local KANSASWORK Workforce Center


“KANSASWORKS has been busy leveraging technology to assist employers and job seekers in our state, and this app is the latest effort to make it easier to help make matches between the needs of our employers with job seekers on the market,” said Mike Beene, Director of Employment Services at the Kansas Department of Commerce.


Teaching Career Offered to Military Service Members


Kansas is one of six new states to be awarded a grant by Troops to Teachers, a military transition program within the Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support that assists U.S. service veterans looking to start a teaching career.

“This grant is another great resource to assist service members interested in becoming a teacher in Kansas,” said Steve Harmon, Education Services Office, Kansas National Guard. “We encourage qualified service members to explore this career opportunity.”

Alabama, Michigan and Ohio Were also awarded grants along with two consortia comprised of New Jersey and Delaware, and Missouri and Iowa. The 2018 grants received will provide services for a five-year term ending in May 2023.

With TTT state grants, local state education departments and agencies are able to assist military members, veterans and TTT participants with local counseling and guidance. These local offices become the frontline for certification and hiring information, resources, and technical assistance on meeting teacher requirements related to each individual state.

Registration for the program is free and requires no commitment. Members can register via the program website, The website also offers a list of teaching opportunities available to participants and a calendar of events listing recruiting and other types of program events. Headquarters TTT program reps also can be reached by calling 1-800-231-6242 or by emailing

Fort Scott Chamber of Commerce Featured Job of the Day


Fort Scott Public Library has an opening for a part-time Custodian. Responsibilities include cleaning the library, some yard work, clearing snow/ice from sidewalks, and minor maintenance work as necessary. Positions opened until filed.

Applications available at 201 S. National Ave. No phone calls, please. Bourbon County residency required. An Equal Opportunity Employer.

Student Workers Needed At Fort Scott National Historic Site

Fort Scott NHS announces the third year of its youth engagement program and is seeking students to help us this summer.

This is your chance to make the Fort more fun!

We need your ideas and energy to pilot new projects this summer.

Participation is two days a week this July and August.

Create your own project. Gain leadership skills.

The schedule may be flexible to accommodate your other summer commitments. Total compensation is $500.

To find out how to apply to be part of this exciting program, call Barak Geertsen at 620-223-0310 or email

Open to responsible youth 15-18 years old.

Pick up applications at Fort Scott Visitor Center.

The due date for applications is June 9.

Chamber Of Commerce Job Of The Day

Fort Scott Mercy Hospital is seeking applicants for a RECEPTIONIST. Job responsibilities include greeting patients, scheduling, registering, answering the telephone, taking messages, posting charges, and filing. Apply online at

Come For An Interview Today Until 2 p.m.

Job seekers may talk to individual employers during the job fair going on until 2 p.m. today.

The Fort Scott Chamber of Commerce Job Fair is continuing until 2 p.m. today at the Ellis Fine Arts Center at Fort Scott Community College.

Fifteen area employers will many jobs to fill are available to talk to possible employees. There are full and part-time positions available.

A Phi Theta Kappa representative is available to help with resumes, interview skills, and social media usage to secure a job.
Potential employees filling out application forms for the jobs available today at the job fair.
Applications can be picked up, filled out and returned to 15 employers today at the job fair at Fort Scott Community College, until 2 p.m.
Susie Arvidson is the Phi Theta Kappa sponsor at FSCC. She is available today until 2 p.m. to help with interviewing skills, resume preparation and other skills needed to secure a job. Arvidson is the library director at FSCC and can help people during the library hours  8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Potential employees talk with Niece Equipment representatives during today’s job fair at FSCC.

Herdsman Needed At Foster Dairy

Foster Dairy Farm, southwest of Fort Scott on Hwy 39.
New position open for an assistant herdsman at Foster Dairy of Fort Scott, KS.
We are a progressive dairy looking to continue growth in all areas. Position roles will primarily be in the assistance of managing our milking herd with the use of Lely robotic milkers as well as feeding baby calves and managing overall herd health at all ages.
We milk about 180 cows on 3 robots, have over 400 animals, farm over 500 acres, total acreage over 1000.
Preference will be given to applicants with dairy experience and/or college degree in animal science. Pay based upon experience. Housing not provided, but can assist in locating. or

call or text to schedule an appointment


Fort Scott, KS 66701

High School Students Sought For Full Time Summer Employment

Fort Scott National Historic Site

Fort Scott National Historic Site is looking for area high school students to apply for the United States Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) Crew Member positions for the summer.

Applications must be turned in by April 30 to the FSNHS.

Students must be at least 15 years old at the start of enrollment and not reach age 19 before completion.

“The Fort is looking to hire four high school students full-time, a 40-hour week from Tuesday through Saturday,” Tiffiny Durham, an employee of the fort, told the Fort Scott Chamber of Commerce Thursday at the weekly coffee.

Two males and two females will be hired through the Youth Corps, she said.

“Applications will be thrown into a lottery system,” she said.

The positions will help with different events at the fort.

The start date for the positions is June 18 and will end August 11, according to information provided by Durham. YCC members will be paid minimum wage.

Students will work together as a team to create projects, which will help develop leadership skills, according to the information provided.

In addition to the age restrictions, the following are required:

  • You must be a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident.
  • You must be able to obtain a work permit.
  • You must provide a valid Social Security number or apply for one.
  • You must be able to fulfill the functions of the assigned work with or without reasonable accommodation.

For more information contact Durham at 620-223-0310.